Gatsby Foundation report into careers guidance in schools – TES
Another week, another opinion on the state of our profession… This time, Lord Sainsbury talks about the recommendations produced by his Gatsby Foundation’s recent research. It will be no surprise to any of us that there is ‘no single magic bullet to tackle the crisis’. Read his article here.
Employment Rate for Disabled ‘Alarmingly Low’ – HR Magazine
More than 430,000 disabled employers fell out of work in the past year, according to research by Scope. Research also suggests that the governments ‘Access to Work’ scheme is not widely used. Full details can be read in HR Magazine.
New table ranks top 100 world universities under 50 years old – Time Higher Education
The UK performs well in a ranking of top ‘new’ universities – the ‘100 under 50’ is a guide aimed at showcasing the rising stars of world education. See the full table here.
NHS voted most popular graduate employer for the third year running – OnRec.com
Research firm trendence has just released the Graduate Barometer 2014 – a survey of nearly 30,000 undergraduates and, for the third time in a row, the NHS has been voted as the most popular graduate employer. Onrec.com takes up the story, with a link to the full list of 300 employers.
IN OTHER NEWS
LSBU alumni – Penny Thei is retiring
For those of you, like myself, who had the pleasure of being taught by Penny, or who know her professionally, you may be interested to know that her colleagues are putting together a book of good wishes from past students and colleagues. Anyone who wishes to contribute should contact [email protected] or [email protected] or read the post on the forums page.
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